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Accident involving VIP KIA Grand Bird kills 16 on Accra-Kumasi Highway

Accident involving VIP KIA Grand Bird kills 16 on Accra-Kumasi Highway
LISTEN FEB 26, 2021

16 people are feared dead in another accident that occurred Thursday on the Accra-Kumasi highway.

The incident happened when two KIA buses carrying separate passengers from Tamale to Kumasi and from Kumasi to Tamale collided on the highway.

Kia Granbird bus with registration number GT 5629-18 collided at the Akim Asafo stretch of the Accra-Kumasi highway.

The passengers from both vehicles comprising 13 males and 3 females died on the spot.

They say upon reaching a section of the road at Akim Asafo Junction, he made an unsafe overtaking without observing traffic from the opposite direction.

According to the police, the unfortunate incident happened at about 1:30 am on Friday with the driver of a KIA Granbird bus with registration number GT 5629-18 being one of the casualties.

The accident vehicles were towed from the scene to a safer place for the free flow of traffic.

----Firstnewsroom.com

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